April 2016

HHPS cruises to South West hoops title

Huron Heights Public School captured the South West Regional Basketball tournament title last week and will play for the Bluewater Elementary School title April 11 in Flesherton.

The Huron Heights Public School Lightning Hawks boys basketball team won the South West Regional Boys Basketball championship last week at Kincardine District Secondary School. HHPS went 3-0 and capped off the tourney with a win over Ripley. The team includes, back row from left, Jaydon Troke, Zach Bumba and Robert McGregor. Front row, left, Jordan Beisel, Mack Beisel, Deter Nowak, Griffin Potter, Ethan Petrie, Aaron Reid, Zach Wall, Wilson Shipp, Liam Colhoun and coach Cindy Black. (submitted photo)

Thunder wins WOAA title in Ripley

By Josh Howald

There would be no repeat for the Ripley Wolves in WOAA Senior A hockey playoff action.

The Tillsonburg Thunder captured the Senior A hockey crown in Ripley on Saturday night after defeating the Wolves 4-3 Saturday night in Game 5 of their championship series. Tillsonburg had dumped Ripley 7-4 the previous night in Game 4 of the series, also played in the village.

Last season the Wolves defeated Shallow Lake to win the Senior A title. Tillsonburg, meanwhile, won the Senior AA championship last season. Clinton swept Minto-Mapleton in this year's WOAA Senior AA final.

Wednesday, April 6, 2016


Donald Millard Craig of Kincardine passed away, surrounded by family, at the South Bruce Grey Health Centre - Kincardine on Monday, March 28, 2016, in his 87th year.

Beloved husband of Lois Craig (née Gossel).

Loving father of Katherine Gowing (John) of Tiverton, Donna Gander (Geoff) of Sarnia, Kenneth Craig (Nancy) of Kincardine and Anne McBride (George) of Kincardine.

Sadly missed by 14 grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and sister-in-law Isabel.

Predeceased by his parents Millard and Mae (Acton) Craig and siblings Arnold, Verna, Jack and Bob.

Visitation was held at the Davey-Linklater Funeral Home, 757 Princes Street, Kincardine from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. on Wednesday, March 30, 2016.

Community spirit

Kindness, togetherness and charitable deeds to others are what make a community a community.


For instance, the Bervie Women’s Institute gave of themselves by offering a donation to the Paddy Walker House.


The site of this house and tavern is very special - showing that life and life events in 2016 in many ways has not really changed from years ago. Don’t we owe it to the memory of Paddy Walker, his family, the people who saved it from being torn down and those who meticulously resurrected it again?


Other organizations have shown, in both large and small ways, their pride in helping others. If this isn’t community spirit, what is?


Do you ever use the tennis courts in Kincardine?

37% (10 votes)
63% (17 votes)
Total votes: 27

Dogs gone

By Josh Howald

The season came to an end for the Nicol Insurance Kincardine Bulldogs last night in Game 5 of the OHA Schmalz Cup quarter-finals.

Kincardine captain Gerrit Satosek crashes into the goalpost after being hauled down on a partial breakaway by Alliston's Gianniuca Palotto in the second period of Game 5 last night at the Davidson Centre. Palotto received a minor penalty on the play. (Josh Howald photo)


Payton Dunlop sunk his hometown team last night with a blast from the point with seven minutes to go. Dunlop's goal was the dagger in a 3-1 win by the Hornets that eliminated Kincardine and moved them into a semi-final series against the Port Hope Panthers of the Empire B Junior C League.